All week, we're bringing you stories from Dallas' burgeoning roasting community. See other entries from the series in our coffee archive. Kevin Betts and Ryan Smith are chasing the perfect cup. This never-ending pursuit eventually pulled these two brothers-in-law into forming Novel Coffee. Both ha ... More >>
Like craft beer and chef-driven restaurants before it, specialty coffee is having its moment, finally, in Dallas: Davis Street Espresso, in Oak Cliff, has found that a lack of Wi-Fi and to-go cups has not meant a lack of customers. Ascension, in the Design District, hums all day, despite limited par ... More >>
Farewell Republica (Self-released)
Also: Young lovers bore in Kitchen Dog's Trestle
KISS-FM attempts to create the next boy band sensation. Why does that sound so scary?